Episode 2236

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Episode 2236 was broadcast on 9 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Ashmore played Harold Blythe, with John Ashmore winning 59 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Ashmore Score Harold Blythe Others Max.
1 NJOETBTAR BOATER 6 – 6 BOATER BETATRON 8
2 TUGSINTOA GUSTATION 24 – 6 TOAST 26
3 RHIERWUPS HURRIES 31 – 13 HURRIES PUSHIER, RUSHIER*, WHISPER 33
4 50 10 5 1 6 7 → 796 797 31 – 23 796
(10 + 6) × 50 − (5 − 1)


43
5 FEGDALDOP FOALED 37 – 23 GALOPED 50
6 CWKEELDAP WALKED 43 – 29 LEAKED CLAWED, CLEWED*, DECKLE*, DEWLAP*, LACKED*, LEAPED*, PACKED*, PEAKED, PEALED*, PECKED*, PLACED, WACKED*, WEALED* 56
7 ELMIVGERH REVILE 49 – 29 GIVER VELIGER, VERMEIL* 63
8 100 8 10 2 10 4 → 851 851 ☓ 49 – 36 852
8 × 100 + 10 × 4 + 10 + 2

CV: 850 Best: 850 = 8 × 100 + 10 × 4 + 10

70
9 TERMINUSG MUSTERING
(3 seconds)
59 – 36 80
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